Jamaica

Partnering for development: a joint interview between Jamaica’s SDG focal point and libraries

Through our work around the Sustainable Development Goals, IFLA argues that libraries are essential partners for development, and should be integrated into planning and implementation. Voluntary National Reviews provide a particular opportunity to set out where these partnerships stand, and how we can go further. We interviewed colleagues in Jamaica to find out more about how libraries are being involved in Review preparation there.

  • News
  • 31 January 2022

Libraries Essential to Creating Informed, Independent, Information Literate Citizens

Media and information literacy (MIL) plays a key role in giving people the ability to find, understand, evaluate and create information. Libraries have a long expertise in helping users of all ages, in all situations do this, in order to create, innovate, and improve their lives. IFLA attended this year’s Global MIL Week feature conference in Jamaica in order to underline this point in front of an international audience.

  • News
  • 28 October 2017
  • By: anonymous